Friday, December 7, 2018. BOCES Eagle Drive Makerspace Room.
Auburn Enlarged City School District
Cato-Meridian Central School District
Jordan-Elbridge Central School District
Moravia Central School District
Port Byron Central School District
Skaneateles Central School District
Southern Cayuga Central School District
Union Springs Central School District
Weedsport Central School District
8:00 - 8:30 Registration and Networking
8:30 - 9:30 Using Flipgrid as an Online Discussion Tool in School Libraries
Flipgrid is an online tool allowing for the creation of virtual communities. Teachers can post a topic and it allows students to share and discuss it. Uses any computer, mobile apps are also available.
9:30 - 10:30 Making Reading Exciting Again in Our Schools
Kym Davick will join us to share ideas about promoting the joy of reading to our students and staff through TeachingBooks.Net. She will also share recent developments to this valuable literacy resource.
10:45 - 12:00 School Library System Council Meeting.
12:45-1:15 Afternoon Activity- What's New at Your School?
Did you recently go to a workshop or conference and bring back some interesting ideas for your library? Are you exploring how to use Discovery Education with your students? Did you implement something new to make your library better for your students? Did you try something new with your students to get them excited about reading? Please share with us!
1:15-3:00 Developing Our School Library Programs.
This is an opportunity for school librarians to share best practices, to revisit library resources, explore ways to collaborate with their teachers, to develop their curriculum promoting high-level thinking, to investigate with others how they could use makerspace resources in their schools, and to discuss their school library programs.